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Gustavo Dudamel conducting the LA Phil

Members International Orchestras 2019–20 Multibuy

Barbican members can save with our International Orchestras multibuy

ballet dancers in a row

Royal Opera House Live 2019/20

Enjoy a dazzling display from The Royal Ballet and Royal Opera from the comfort of our cinemas.

Alison Balsom with trumpet

Alison Balsom: Milton Court Artist-in-Residence

Alison Balsom is infinitely more than just our finest living trumpeter. As Milton Court Artist-in-Residence she salutes Miles Davis, and brings baroque London back to teeming, unquenchable life.

Yuja Wang playing piano

Yuja Wang: Artist Spotlight

The dazzling pianist takes centre-stage for four concerts showcasing her incredible skill and artistry.

Yuja Wang purple dress

Members International Soloists 2019–20 Multibuy

Barbican Members can save with our International Soloists multibuy.

Image of TEd'A architecture

Architecture on Stage

A series of talks given by the most exciting architectural practices working across the world, as well as debates around ideas and issues that impact architecture and urbanism today.

Igor Levit sitting at piano

Igor Levit: Featured Artist

Once in a generation comes a piano virtuoso whose intellect is as brilliant – and compelling – as their fingers. As the Barbican’s Featured Artist, Igor Levit demonstrates every facet of his prowess.

ECHO Rising Stars 2019–20 in a line

ECHO Rising Stars

The Barbican is proud to be a part of ECHO, the European Concert Halls Organisation – which collaborates each year to give Europe’s brightest young musical stars a truly international platform.

South, dir. Morgan Quaintance, UK, 2019

Second Sight

In association with LUX, the ICO’s 2020 national film tour Second Sight explores the legacy, methods, aesthetic strategies and histories of the UK’s Black Film Workshop Movement.

Anders Hillborg casual

BBC SO Total Immersion: Anders Hillborg

Journey through the exhilarating world of maverick Swedish composer Hillborg. His flamboyant clarinet concerto Peacock Tales and the undefinable Beast Sampler sit alongside two UK premieres.